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Ending enhanced unemployment benefits didn’t get people back to work. It just made them poorer.
Trump didn’t just tie his successor’s hands. He handcuffed them to the throttle of a runaway train.
The latest tax proposals in Congress are an okay first step, but don’t go far enough to address one of the biggest enablers of dynastic wealth.
The Ways and Means Committee plan would make a down payment on much-needed public investments but doesn’t go far enough to address wealth inequality.
First, Washington needs to stop killing people. Next, we have to challenge our nation’s assumptions and priorities.
The U.S. has spent over $21 trillion on wars, the military, and the national security state since 9/11. That money should have been used for health care, climate, jobs, and education.
Our richest can now fly halfway round the world with their circadian rhythms totally intact.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee in conversation with Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman, as well as the Institute for Policy Studies’ Tope Folarin, the Friends Committee on National Legislation’s Diane Randall, and Win Without War’s Stephen Miles.
Revenue options that would also curb runaway executive pay have strong appeal across the political spectrum.